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CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
of the last eyewitnesses in the picture died last night, former texas congressman jack brooks. in his 42 years in the house, brooks not only witnessed history, he made it. he wrote the articles of impeachment against richard nixon. jack brooks was 89. making history and making music. we'll take five to remember jazz great dave brubeck next. ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs >>> finally tonight, dave brubeck was a jazz pioneer who kept his own kind of time. as a pianist and composer, brubeck challenged the standard musical cadence with exotic rythyms and styles. brubeck, who would have turned 92 tomorrow, died today. anthony mason takes "time out" to remember his work. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: dave brubeck's music was a defining sound of jazz clubs in the '50s and '60s. a "time" magazine cover in 1954 described him as a wigging cat with a far-out wail. >> are there any rules for improvisation? >> you bet your life there are, and the rules in jazz would just scare you to death. >> reporter: the son of a california cattle rancher and a classically trained pianist, brubeck had a natural ear for me
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
, was one day short of his 92nd birthday. >>> and jack brooks has died, had was a student of texas, an enemy of richard nixon, attacked government waste all his life. he was pro labor, pro guns and pro district funds. he was in the vehicle when president kennedy was killed in dallas, he was among the giants in congress, over 42 combative years in the house of representatives. jack brooks was eighty-nine years old. >>> and a prank phone call gets the attention in london and around the world this morning. two morning radio hosts had the bright idea to call the hospital treating the pregnant duchess. they asked to speak to her, and unlikely as it may seem they got through to her nurse. and you're about to hear, the call sounded like a bad monty python sketch, with them doing an act of queen elizabeth. >> good morning. how may i help you? >> hello, i'm just after my granddaughter, kate, i want to see how her little stomach is going. >> she has had an uneventful night. >> you hate to hear that kind of thing. tonight the two radio hosts apologized. for the record, we're told that kate is indeed fe
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
last night former texas congressman jack brooks. in his 42 years in the house, brooks not only witnessed history, he made it. he wrote the articles of impeachment against richard nixon. jack brooks was 89. making history and making music. we'll take five to remember jazz great dave brubeck next. ntly absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. i've been a superintendent for 30 some years at many different park service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. [ male announcer ] coughequence™ #8. waking the baby. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the coughequences™. [ alarm clock
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 10:00am EST
in his office as a baby member of congress, the honorable jack brooks, who has passed. and i hope there will be an appropriate moment for us to honor him before we leave today. . i rise to be able to thank the sponsor of this legislation, attract my interest in it to correct something that probably was thought to be a good direction but was not and the limitation of coverage of the president and the president's children, the first family's children. as a member of the homeland security committee, let me say that we are celebratory of the fact that we have not had another attack on our soil since 9/11. if we look at it in a global perspective that we have not fought a war on our soil since, i believe, at least an intense one, since the civil war. but certainly we know that terrorism and danger has taken a new direction in this country and the world. for those of us who spend time on ensure that the security of the men and/or women who have served as president of the united states and their children can be fully protected. let me acknowledge as well the service of the men and women
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
concerns that smart phone sales are lagging. former texas congressman jack brooks has died. he served 42 years in the house, and was in the dallas motorcade on november 22nd, 1963 when president kennedy was assassinated. hours later, brooks was on hand as vice president and fellow texan lyndon johnson was sworn in to the presidency. later, brooks helped author the 1964 civil rights act, and he drafted the articles of impeachment against president nixon. jack brooks was 89 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: lawmakers stepped up the rhetoric, but grew no closer today to agreement on how to avoid slipping over the so- called fiscal cliff. but each side demanded the other compromise. "newshour" congressional correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> i have to just tell you that is a... that is a bad strategy for america, it's a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> reporter: president obama today, in washington, assured business executives he'll reject attempts to link the fiscal cliff budget negot
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
national sovereignty. >>> also, a political passing announced overnight. long-time texas congressman, jack brooks has died. you can see brooks in this very famous photograph of lbj being sworn in as president aboard air force one. he is standing just behind a grief-stricken jackie kennedy. brooks died last night in beaumont, texas, after a sudden illness. he was 89 years old. >>> overseas, now, where thousands of protesters remain in cairo's tahrir square, following yesterday's massive demonstration against president morsi. more than 100,000 demonstrators gathering in front of the presidential palace, further fueling tensions after morsi's power grab. tv stations in egypt have vowed to go black today as a sign of protest. >>> and in the southern philippines, the death toll is quickly rising after a ferocious typhoon. officials say more than 200 people have already died. that number is expected to rise as rescuers reach communities that have been cut off by landslides. dozens died when a flash flood roared through two emergency shelters. >>> the latest, now, on the future queen of england.
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
of scrambled politics. word came overnight that long time texas democratic congressman jack brooks has died just days shy of his 90th birthday. he was part of one of the nation's most iconic photographs, that one, that's brooks in the upper right hand corn er of the picture as linde johnson took the oath of office following the assassination of kennedy. brooks had been in the dallas motorcade hours earlier. >>> senator marco rubio was honored last night at the dinner for the kent pound dafoundation featured paul ryan who wasted no time trying out some 2016 jokes. >> marco is joining in an elite group of past recipients for this award. two of us so far, i'll see you at the reunion dinner, table for two, do you know any good diners in new hampshire, iowa? >> you get it. when rubio took the stage, he revealed to the crowd that he paid off his student loans from law school just this year. thanks to the sale of his book. >>> well, casino billionaire who reportedly spent $150 million on mostly losing republican campaigns this year tells the "wall street journal" he'll double down on his donations
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >>> longtime former texas congressman jack brooks died in beaumo beaumont, texas today. his career spanned 43 years. he was in the dallas motorcade on november 22nd, 1963, when president john f. kennedy was assassinated. brooks also was there as lyndon b. johnson was sworn in as president. brooks died yesterday after a sudden illness. he was 89 years old. his birth date was next week. >>> still ahead, brothers hitch a ride overnight in montgomery county and one ends up dead. the latest on a bizarre hit-and-run. >>> a contractor criticized on yelp and angie's list for a job. tonight a judge in fairfax ruled on free speech on the internet versus a worker's reputation. >>> the intercounty connector is one year old. how much is it really being used? this is chris gordon. would you drive the icc if tolls were cut in half? i'll have a report ahead. >>> coming up in sports, rg3 getting ready for what could be his toughest test yet. on the hilltop, the hoyas basketball team not the only team turning heads. and the wizards take down the defending champions, but the win might not be as surprising as yo
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
to have knowledge of the passing of our former colleague, chairman jack brooks of texas. we were looking forward to his ninetieth birthday in the month of december. god took him to spend his birthday with him butright before the election in texas where he was completely knowledgeable of everything that was going on, he had the courage to pass the crime bill that had the assault weapons ban. it took courage and he paid a price for doing the right thing. another member of our leadership came after mr. brooks left us, but we all share a great pride to call him colleague. whenever he service. prayer is an said that they go out to beautiful charlotte and his many fans throughout the country and in this congress. thank you all very much. >> house speaker john bender and other members of the gop leadership spoke for 10 minutes. >> good morning everyone. you know, this week, we made a good faith offer to avert the fiscal crisis and that offer included significant spending cuts and reforms and included additional revenue. and frankly, it was the balanced approach that the president's been asking
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
sunday night at 8:00. form ter congressman jack brooks of texas died yesterday. he served 42 years in congress from 1953 to 1995. the democratic congressman was in a motorcade with president kennedy the day he was assassinated in dallas in 1963. the house of representatives observed a moment of silence in honor of jack brooks. >> i rise today, we rise today to ask you to join us in a moment of silence honoring our colleague, the honorable jack brooks who passed away yesterday at the age of 89. he was a good friend who served 42 years in congress. leader dedicated to bettering our country and will be missed by his family, friends and this congress. i urge one minute of silence. >> members, please rise for a moment of silence. >> housing and urban development secretary testifies on capitol hill tomorrow for the second day in a row. he will discuss his agency's budget and will be live at 10:00 a.m. eastern. tomorrow afternoon 4:30, president obama lights the national christmas tree outside the white house. house speaker john boehner said today that he's still waiting for a response fr
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
"politico." former representative jack brooks, a giant in politics, texas democrat who served 42 years in the house and was considered giants of the house during his time died tuesday. he was 89 and, of course, brooks was in the motorcade with jfk in 19 1963. he lost his seat in 1994. jack brooks, a real giant of an institution that you guys served in. let's talk about, though, how that institution's changed, even since i got there in '89 and jack brooks left. bob dole went on the house floor yesterday, congressmen -- >> senate floor. >> the senate floor yesterday. and he was trying to support a bill that a lot of vets supported. a treaty that actually george w. bush put together and pushed, along with president obama. and it got voted down because people were concerned it would be sacrificing national sovereignty. by applying american standards across the world. was that a mistake? >> you know, again, i don't know enough about the bill to tell you. it hasn't been dealt with on our side. we don't do a lot of treaty work. you know, as described, it doesn't sound like a vote that i would
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00am EST
to ask to you join us in a moment of silence honoring our colleague, the honorable jack brooks, former dean, who passed away yesterday evening at the age of 89. jack brooks was a fellow texan and a good friend who served 42 years in congress. he was leader dedicated to bettering our country and will be sorely and dealer missed by his family, friends and this congress. mr. hall: i urge one minute of silence. the speaker pro tempore: members , please rise for a moment of silence. the president has said publicly a red line for him is tax fairness and raising rates on the wealthy. if the analog to that is a red line for republicans that they cannot raise rates, you have an irreconcilable problem in the near term. then the question becomes, if the goal is to get more money from wealthy people, there are lots of ways to do that. you heard some consensus around capping deductions. there are ways to do that in terms of limiting or capping of certain deductions and credits and exclusions. there is means testing in entitlement programs. for republicans, on the entitlement side, we will monkey wi
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
opinion of him. finally some sad news. congressman jack brooks has died. texas democrat entered the house in 1953 as the youngest member of that year's freshman class and spent 42 years representing southeastern texas. he helped write the civil rights act of 1964, the voting rights act. he didn't care much for president nixon, even saying he would have voted to impeach him the day he was inaugurated but it wouldn't have looked good. he helped draft nixon's articles of impeachment. brooks ran the kennedy presidential campaign in his texas district. he was also there the day he was killed and stood next to lyndon johnson as he was sworn in on air force one. by the way according to "the new york times", one of johnson's aides said brooks was one of the few men johnson was ever afraid of. brooks died at a baptist hospital from a sudden illness. he was 89 years old. >>> well, the president and republicans agree on very little in their fiscal proposals. with one glaring exception. neither proposal specifically includes defense cuts. in fact, both sides have gone out of their way to say they sho
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
now, where today we're remembering congressman jack brooks. the 89-year-old former texas congressman was known for being one of the first supporters of civil rights. he died in beaumont after a sudden illness. he was widely known for this photograph standing behind president johnson as he's being sworn in aboard air force one in 1963. brooks was also in the dallas motorcade when jfk was shot. >>> president obama's chief speechwriter might be leaving. "the washington post" reports john favro is not clear if he'll write the president's inaugural address first. >>> where is jan brewer? she notified her office she'd be gone for a week but didn't say where she'd be going. her staff says it is official business. >>> two big milestones for women, congressman nita lowie will be the ranking democrat, making her the highest in that ki committee's history and elizabeth warren is expected to be named to the senate banking committee. according to the "wall street journal" it could be a signal from the democrats to wall street to watch out. >>> we're barely out of the november 2012 elections and t
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 10:00am PST
. >> this is a very big deal. >> thank you so much. >> we will be right back. veteran former congressman jack brooks has died. he represented southeast texas for 42 years. he died tuesday night at the age of 89. brooks was in the dallas motorcade when john f. kennedy was assassinated in 1963 and can be seen on air force one standing behind jackie kennedy when lyndon johnson took the oath of office later that day. he was one of the last holdouts of an era when democrats dominated texas politics. brooks supported civil rights and refused to sign the segregation southern manifesto in 1956 and went on to right the civil rights act of 1964. wasn't my daughter's black bean soup spectacular? [ man thinking ] oh, this gas. those antacids aren't working. oh no, not that, not here! [ male announcer ] antacids don't relieve gas. gas-x is designed to relieve gas. gas-x. the gas xperts. >>> and which political story will make head leans in 24 hours contributor and manager editor, chris cizzilis rejoins us. when do you think they get down to seriously talking and you keep hearing that there's some optimism here o
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
will be pr >> former congressman jack brooks died. he was remembered on the house floor. in a moment of silence honoring our colleague, the honorable jack brooks, former dean, who passed away yesterday evening at the age of 89. jack brooks was a fellow texan and a good friend who served 42 years in congress. he was leader dedicated to bettering our country and will be sorely and dealer missed by his family, friends and this congress. mr. hall: i urge one minute of silence. the speaker pro tempore: members , please rise for a moment of silence. >> >> it implies to me that we have something missing in our brain. if white americans can get by the's to "vogue", what are you telling black people? somehow, they are not good enough? they are less? that is what bothers me about a lot of the rhetoric coming from democrats and the left. we always have to make a specialness when we deal with minorities because they are too feeble minded. they cannot follow the rules like everybody else. when you treat people like the victims, i do not think they want to aspire. >> more sunday night at 8:00 on c
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 1:40am PST
in as president. jack brooks, again, has passed away at the age of 89. >>> and a developing story this morning. the end of a strike that cost at least billion dollars per day. an agreement has been reached in the contract for workers at port of los angeles. they walked off the job eight days ago after working without a contract for two years. the strike crippled the complex, which is the nation's largest, and prevented delivery of cargo to wear houses throughout the country. no specific details yet on the agreement. >>> in other news, there are some new, great signs the economy is rebounding. home sales have shot up big time, in fact. abc's david muir looks at what is behind the real estate turnaround. >> reporter: call it an early christmas gift for millions of americans who own homes. new signs home values are finally on the rise again. the biggest spike in arizona where home prices are up more than 21%. >> this is quite a streak. >> reporter: you will remember our drive-through, the neighborhood outside phoenix, ground zero, for the housing crash five years ago, foreclosed, for sale, for re
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
not know his name. you've certainly seen his face, jack brooks, former congressman from texas, he died last night. that's him in the background when lyndon johnson took the oath of office following president kennedy's assassination. he was in the motorcade when kennedy was shot in 1963. paul ryan out of the shadows, following his failed run for president. wisconsin republican with florida senator marco rubio urged the gop to unite voters, not divide them. >> both parties tend to divide americans into our voters and their voters. let's be really clear. republicans must steer far clear of that trap. we must speak to the aspirations and anxieties of every american. >> i've heard it suggested that the problem is that the american people have changed. too many people want things from government. but i'm still convinced that the overwhelming majority of our people, they just want what my parents had, a chance. >> ryan pointed out that he and rubio are seen as presidential contenders in 2016 and asked if anyone knew any good diners in iowa and new hampshire. >>> the united states taking a stand ag
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
historic laws including the civil rights act of 1964. what a life. jack brooks, dead at 89. bill: 25 minutes past the hour. there could soon be a major shortage of primary care doctors. the journal of the medical american association says 22% of internal medicine residents are planning to become internal medicine doctors. what does this mean to you? marc siegl joins us now with the latest on this. doctor, nice to see you. >> good to see you. bill: what does it mean. >> i want to explain to our views out there exactly what an internal medicine doctor is. we always talk about primary care. primary care is a pediatrician, obstetrician, gynecologist for women's health, family practitioner or a general internist, which is what i am. someone who does the internal organs of the pwaopbd say body and says i'm not going to become a lung specialist, i'm going to stay as a general doctor. you're sick, you're having high blood pressure, high cholesterol, i'm the guy you see. people need doctors like that. without doctors like that what are we going to do? there was another study two years ago, th
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
and my former colleague, chairman jack brooks of texas. we were looking forward to his 90th birthday a little bit later in the month of december. god took him to spend his birthday with him. but he was surrounded by his family. had the privilege of seeing him a month or so ago, right before the election. in beaumont, texas, where he was holding forth completely knowledgeable about everything that was going on in congress. he was a very courageous leader. we all learned a lot from him. he had the courage to pass the crime bill which had the assault weapon ban and that was the end of his service in congress, because again it took courage and he paid a price. but -- for doing the right thing. the new breed of member of our leadership, mr. crowley, came long after mr. brooks left us, but we all share great pride to call him colleague whenever he served or whenever we served. so our prayers and sympathy go out to charlotte, his beautiful charlotte, as he called her, beautiful charlotte, and his family in beaumont, texas, and his many, many friends throughout our country. and certainly in
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am EST
's all i wanted to say. host: we're learning former representative jack brooks, a texas democrat, who was one of the giants of the house during this time, died tuesday at the age of 89. he was in the motorcade when jfk was assassinated in 1963 and later lost his seat in the republican wave in 1994. many of you had comments on the so called "fiscal cliff" and that is our topic. will c. wood peter welch, a vermont democrat, and chief deputy whip for the democrats. later, a discussion on the estate tax and capital gains tax. -- we will speak with peter welch, a vermont democrat. we will be right back. >> ♪ >> we're at the new york state museum. this is art gallery that dedicated to the history of september 11, the attacks at the world trade center in new york. we decided to tell the story for the first moments of the attack using objects and photographs from the world trade center site. this is a piece of steel from the south tower of the world trade center, 4 1/7 through 9. we put it in a place where the public can actually touch it. it gives the visitor a tangible experience. this is
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